Woman pleads guilty to forgery

LEWISTOWN–Rebecca Yetter, 25, of Lewistown pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of forgery and was sentenced by Judge Aaron Gingrich to a minimum of time-served and a maximum of 16 months incarceration, 14 months supervision, 20 hours of community service and full restitution totaling more than $3,000.

According to court documents, Yetter withdrew over $3000 between September 20 and October 27, 2017, from a family member’s checking account, by forging the family member’s signature on starter checks and a withdraw slip Furthermore, Yetter was entrusted to use the funds to care for the family member, but did not use any of the funds for bills, nor for housing expenses, food, medication, clothes or personal care items.

Yetter was committed to Mifflin County Correctional Facility on April 25, according to court documents, giving her 76 days time-served credit. In addition to restitution, Yetter is financially responsible to pay the costs of prosecution and a $250 fine.